The Art of Gathering

How We Meet and Why It Matters
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Audio (9.35 hours)
Product Number: Z100129997
Released: May 15, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780525626152
Narrator/s: Bernadette Dunne
Publisher: Books on Tape
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"Hosts of all kinds, this is a must-read!"—Chris Anderson, owner and curator of TED A bold new approach to how we gather that will transform the ways we spend our time together—at work, at home, in our communities, and beyond. In The Art of Gathering, Priya Parker argues that the gatherings in our lives are lackluster and unproductive—which they don't have to be. We rely too much on routine and the conventions of gatherings when we should focus on distinctiveness and the people involved. At a time when coming together is more important than ever, Parker sets forth a human-centered approach to gathering that will help everyone create meaningful, memorable experiences, large and small, for work and for play. Drawing on her expertise as a facilitator of high-powered gatherings around the world, Parker takes us inside events of all kinds to show what works, what doesn't, and why. She investigates a wide array of gatherings—conferences, meetings, a courtroom, a flash-mob party, an Arab-Israeli summer camp—and explains how simple, specific changes can invigorate any group experience. The result is a book that's both journey and guide, full of exciting ideas with real-world applications. The Art of Gathering will forever alter the way you look at your next meeting, industry conference, dinner party, and backyard barbecue—and how you host and attend them.

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Author(s): Priya Parker
Original Publish Date: May 15, 2018

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CD
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Author(s): Priya Parker
Narrator(s): Bernadette Dunne
Product Number DD37389
Released: May 15, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Penguin Group US
ISBN: #9780525626138
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Author(s): Priya Parker
Product Number EB00713582
Released: May 15, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Riverhead Books
ISBN: #9780698410879

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